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Corona, CA (February 16, 2020) – A 35-year-old pedestrian from Corona lost her life in a crash that took place on Saturday, February 15th at around 12:25 a.m. at the intersection of Sixth Street and Crawford Street.
The Corona Police Department responded to the crash scene. When crews arrived, they located Carmen Castillo lying in the roadway. Castillo was unresponsive. Crews began life-saving measures on Castillo but she was ultimately pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.
The vehicle that struck Castillo remained at the scene following the crash. The driver has not been identified and there is no information on the cause of the crash at this time.
The Corona Police Department is investigating.
Our condolences go out to the family of Carmen Castillo.
Approximately 1,000 pedestrians will lose their lives in California pedestrian crashes this year. This equates to about three fatal pedestrian incidents per day across our state. A pedestrian crash can have many causes, including driver distraction, reckless driving, and failing to yield the right of way. Regardless of the cause, the pedestrian or their family may have legal rights if injuries occur due to driver negligence.
A California pedestrian accident comes with complicated issues of legal liability and the proper value to assign the case. At The May Firm, our California pedestrian accident attorneys are here during your time of need. With years of experience, we understand the steps that must be taken to maximize your recovery and secure your future.
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